16" Cassegrain Reflector; Boller & Chivens; 1967; COB070

Name/Title

16" Cassegrain Reflector

About this object

16" Cassegrain Reflector; manufactured by Boller & Chivens, California for Carter Observatory, 1967. Used at both Carter Observatory and Black Birch Outstation for astronomical research. Purchased with funds bequeathed to Carter Observatory by Ruth Crisp, New Zealand writer and philanthropist.

Maker

Boller & Chivens

Maker Role

Astronomical Instruments

Date Made

1967

Place Made

USA

Object Type

Astronomical telescope

Object number

COB070

Copyright Licence  

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Tom Moore 20 Dec 2010 19:06 PM,UTC

The same telescope is in use at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in the observatory outside the main building near the Capitol and Mall in Washington, DC. http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/popobservatory.cfm

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